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Family Butterfly Discovery

Learn to identify the butterflies around the reserve and how to attract them to your garden...

Event details


11am - 1pm
A static map of Family Butterfly Discovery

About the event

Hilfield is a wonderland for butterflies including ringlets, meadow browns, white-letter hairstreaks and marbled whites!

This is a special event for families, with arts and crafts, spotter sheets and other butterfly bounties to take home!

Suitable for all ages.


Suggested donation

This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 per person for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Suitable for

Families, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted


Note: this reservoir has steep sides and around 100 steps up to the edge of the reservoir.

Stocker's Lake, Springwell Reedbed and Hilfield Park Reservoir are owned by Affinity Water and managed by the Trust. Affinity Water are working in partnership with the Trust to conserve and enhance their sites for wildlife and so that they are valued, used and enjoyed by their respective local communities.